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Stewardship: How it affects disease

I was at a great seminar this past Thursday and Friday learning about how to breed and/or create outstanding, great tasting, healthy, nutritious cows. We touched on other animals but 99 percent of the seminar was on cows.

Stewardship has many definitions as you can learn on Wikipedia. Historically, stewardship was the responsibility given to household servants to bring food and drinks to a castle dining hall. The term was then expanded to indicate a household employee’s responsibility for managing household or domestic affairs.

The following list is from Wikipedia and I will not discuss all of these forms of stewardship as you can look them up on Wikipedia. I do want to touch on Health Stewardship and Religious Stewardship because I think they are related and not able to be separated.

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We have reached a point in our nation’s history when there are countless things wrong and we, the people, have got to take the responsibility of correcting the wrongs; our government is corrupt and the elected officials will not change anything for the better. Things just keep getting worse.

Food is the most critical because it is solely responsible for our health. Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, degenerative diseases like MS, ALS, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, Autism, AD, ADHD and  Crohn’s disease (the list goes on and on) are all caused by poor quality foods and toxic chemicals.  What we need are corporations and people that have integrity to provide healthy food. At this point, most of these people could care less if you or I live or die.

What we need are local people selling local healthy food. The idea that large multinational “food” manufacturers are the only ones that can make safe food is ridiculous. You can’t trust large corporations but you can trust yourself (growing your own food in a garden) and you can get to know people by looking them in their eyes and asking questions.

So where does the stewardship come into play?

Maybe we can also use the word “integrity” in addition to stewardship.

In the seminar I attended, the speaker, Gerald Fry, talked about how we treat the cows. The present system for corporate beef from feed lots takes the baby away from the mother at 205 days before the rumen – stomach – is completely formed for digestion. Cows are supposed to convert grass into a healthy food product for our good health, but if they don’t develop properly, they have to eat grain which is totally unhealthy for them and it destroys the beneficial Omega III fatty acids and the CLA’s that are life sustaining to people.

It seems to me that we ought to do the right thing for cows and people.

My wife and I raise and sell grass-fed, non-chemical healthy beef. If I promise grass-fed, non-chemical beef, then I should deliver on my promise. If I feed grain or chemicals (for parasites) or antibiotics, then I have no integrity and my stewardship to the cow and my customer is gone.

In the course of the seminar, four of us (including the speaker Gerald Fry) told the others that we use no chemicals including vaccines that are toxic chemicals. The theory and in practice, if an animal or person is healthy and they eat healthy to have a strong immune system, they do not need vaccines for diseases and chemicals for parasites. To me and to the others, this is stewardship. It is doing the right thing for everyone – the cow and the people.

Stewardship is also a Biblical thing.

Most of the people at the seminar are very strong Christians and they certainly believe in the Bible. Unfortunately, some people have a hard time separating fuzzy science by food manufacturers, feed lots, Land Grant Universities (that are bought and paid for by drug and chemical corporations) and our government.

On the second day of the seminar, two business partners, one a doctor and the other a feed store owner and ranch manager, decided to jump into the fray with a quick comment that good stewardship on cows involves vaccines and chemical wormers. Not one to be shy, I jumped into the fray with a comment about vaccines not being safe for people or animals.

Whether a person believes vaccines are beneficial or not is not the point. Vaccines have never been proven to work by double-blind placebo controlled studies, but when it comes to people and cows, the concern with vaccines is not if they work. The concern is all the toxic chemicals the drug manufacturers use in the manufacture of vaccines. They use heavy metals like mercury, aluminum and chemicals like aspartame, the artificial sweetener and now they have been caught inserting mycoplasmas, a bacterium without a cell wall that the government has been using in biological warfare agents.

The gentleman, in his comment, brought the Bible into the fray implying that if you did not use chemicals then we were not good stewards in a biblical sense. The truth is that whether you believe in health stewardship or religious stewardship is not important. What is important is faith in doing the right thing. The right thing is making life the best we can in as natural a way as possible for animals and people.

If we do the right thing, stewardship will follow, integrity will not be sacrificed and people and cows will be healthier.

To Your Good Health

Dr Bob the Health Builder and Phil N Fine

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Will Chemical Agriculture and Processed Foods Destroy the USA?

There are all kinds of theories as to why the Roman Empire went downhill but there is no doubt that it did, just like there is no doubt that the USA is going downhill. The USA has had many integrity issues with our government and corporations that has cost us our leadership position in the world. Our economic policy may or may not destroy the economic balance in the world (We are always in debt and never paying out bills. We owe the Chinese billions of dollars with no way of paying them), but there is no doubt that every nation is in economic trouble.

I met my future father-in-law in 1965 and one of our conversations was that the USA was declining just as the Roman Empire had declined. As time goes on I see his predictions coming true.

It is well accepted belief that lead destroyed the Roman Empire. The Romans were way ahead of all nations of their time in engineering. The Romans had running water but they obviously did not have steel, iron or plastics. 

The Romans brought water out of mountains and other areas by inventing aqueducts. These were made of clay, and stones and transported massive amounts of water for centuries. But lead was used for plumbing and other products, including lead in wine.

Here is a quote from an article I found on line.

Lead was a key component in face powders, rouges, and mascaras; the pigment in many paints (“crazy as a painter” was an ancient catch phrase rooted in the demented behavior of lead-poisoned painters); a nifty spermicide for informal birth control; the ideal “cold” metal for use in the manufacture of chastity belts; a sweet and sour condiment popular for seasoning and adulterating food; a wine preservative perfect for stopping fermentation or disguising inferior vintages; the malleable and inexpensive ingredient in pewter cups, plates, pitchers, pots and pans, and other household artifacts; the basic component of lead coins; and a partial ingredient in debased bronze or brass coins as well as counterfeit silver and gold coins.

Most important of all was lead’s suitability as inexpensive and reliable piping for the vast network plumbing that kept Rome and the provincial cities of the Roman Empire supplied with water. Indeed, the very word “plumbing” comes from the Latin word for lead, plumbum. The lead pipes that were the vital arteries of ancient Rome were forged by smithies whose patron saint, Vulcan, exhibited several of the symptoms of advanced lead poisoning: lameness, pallor, and wizened expression.

Addicted to Lead

The Romans were aware that lead could cause serious health problems, even madness and death. However, they were so fond of its diverse uses that they minimized the hazards it posed. Romans of yesteryear, like Americans of today, equated limited exposure to lead with limited risk. What they did not realize was that their everyday low-level exposure to the metal rendered them vulnerable to chronic lead poisoning, even while it spared them the full horrors of acute lead poisoning.

Roman aristocrats, who regarded labor of any sort as beneath their dignity, lived oblivious to the human wreckage on which their ruinous diet of lead depended. They would never dream of drinking wine except from a golden cup, but they thought nothing of washing down platters of lead-seasoned food with gallons of lead-adulterated wine.

The result, according to many modern scholars, was the death by slow poisoning of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Symptoms of “plumbism” or lead poisoning were already apparent as early as the first century B.C. Julius Caesar for all his sexual ramblings was unable to beget more than one known offspring. Caesar Augustus, his successor, displayed not only total sterility but also a cold indifference to sex.

The first century A.D. was a time of unbridled gluttony and drunkenness among the ruling oligarchs of Rome. The lead concealed in the food and wine they devoured undoubtedly had a great deal to do with the outbreak of unprecedented epidemics of saturnine gout and sterility among aristocratic males and the alarming rate of infertility and stillbirths among aristocratic women.

Still more alarming was the conspicuous pattern of mental incompetence that came to be synonymous with the Roman elite. This creeping cretinism manifested itself most frighteningly in such clearly degenerate emperors as Caligula, Nero, and Commodus. It is said that Nero wore a breastplate of lead, ostensibly to strengthen his voice, as he fiddled and sang while Rome burned.

The point of all this is that the people who ran Rome/Empire were poisoned with lead that affected their minds and the thinking process. Through the years their integrity towards each other declined like we see in this former great nation. The standards of decency have declined in a similar fashion to the Roman Empire.

Today we still have avarice and greed just like in the Roman Empire, both in government and corporations but today the cause is not due to the toxicities of lead, and unlike in Roman the mental decline is not just the rich but it extends down to all the people including the poor.

Today the cause of disease and mental decline is in the food, the water and the air. One of the biggest causes of mental decline in the USA is fluoride in the water. This causes “dumbing down” and depression. Fluoride reduces the lithium in the body, which results in depression. As an aside, if you have depression from fluoride and you take the drug Prozac, which has 3 molecules of fluoride in its chemical formula, you depression will get worse and can lead to violence.

One of the biggest scams today is statin drugs for cholesterol that is supposed to prevent heart disease. The truth is that cholesterol has nothing to do with heart disease and the statin drugs cause a loss of thinking ability – dumbing down of all who take it. I would venture a guess that more than 50 % of the people in power or authority today in the USA is on a statin drug.

The solution to heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and degenerative diseases is the elimination of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and most carbohydrates.

To be fair we also need to have healthy unadulterated food in the food supply. We don’t have lead like the Romans but we have chemical agriculture with toxic chemical fertilizers with heavy metals, lead being just one, along with herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides. We also have plastics in the food and drugs in the water supply. We have toxins in the air we breathe. We have poor food adulterated with chemicals to trick our taste buds into thinking we are eating something good when we are eating toxins.

Is our leadership, empire building, intrusive interfering of other nations business, greed/avarice and downright dishonesty caused by a decline in thinking due to chemicals and poor food?

I don’t have all the answers but it looks like our decline is reminiscent of the lead poisoning of the Roman Empire. Can we change? I doubt it because greed at a corporate level is no easier to stop than greed on and individual level.

I think the best we can do is take care of our individual areas and try to lead a healthful life while helping other likeminded people in our area. This means healthy local food, detoxification, filtration of water and avoid air pollution as much as possible.

To Your Good Health

Dr Bob the Health Builder and Phil N Fine

To ask questions please call 214 615 6505 ext 1748 

PO Box 0914

Whitesboro, TX 76273-0884

www.drbobthehealthbuilder.podomatic.com

www.wealthhealthywise.net

www.pardonyourhangover.com a special product that can prevent symptoms caused by drinking too much – the hangover helper.

www.eathealthyU.com  my new membership site. Video of my new book “Eat Healthy, Feel Better, Live Longer”

This is a link to my book on Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Healthy-Feel-Better-Live-Longer/dp/1453777423/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1296849624&sr=1-2

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I am tired of the Media Blaming the Public for Obesity and Doctors “We don’t Know” When it comes to Disease

We live in an age when almost no one takes blame when they do something wrong and or they blame someone else for what they did wrong.

We have a gated/guarded community close to where we live, and they had someone vandalizing unoccupied homes. This happened about six times, so the security people set a house up and waited for the vandals. It ended up that three boys were doing the damage and the security people took the boys to the local sheriff’s office where their parents were called to come and bail them out. Two of the parents were surprised and shocked that their kids would something like this and were ready to punish their boys on the spot as they took them home.

The third mother got all indignant and yelling that her little dear would never do something like vandalism and she was going to sue the security police and the sheriff’s department. The little vandal was caught in the commission of a crime and the mother denied it could happen.

Does this sound familiar?

If you are obese or at least over weight, just watch the media on a daily basis as they do stories or interviews with skinny anorexic people that probably complain about being fat when they have gained 5 pounds. The implications are always that we don’t exercise, and we eat too much. Tommy Thompson said that “We just eat too dare much”. Unfortunately the media will never report that the “deck” is stacked against everyone that eats food from a grocery store.

The most blatant conspiracy involving overweight people is soft drinks headed up by Coke Cola. A 20 oz soft drink has 55 milligrams of salt, NaCl, plus high fructose corn syrup. The HFCS is in the drink to cover up the taste of the salt and the salt is in the drink to make you thirsty so you will drink more.

What is the problem with HFCS that is in almost every processed food we buy in regular grocery stores?

If I gave you a bunch of candy bars made with sugar and ask you to eat them until you wanted to quit, you might eat a couple but because your sugar level went up, your insulin system with leptin would kick in and send a signal to your brain that you had enough and you would quit eating the candy bars.

If on another day I gave you a bunch of candy bars made with high fructose corn syrup and told you to eat until you didn’t want any more you would eat and eat and we don’t know when you would stop because the leptin and insulin system would never send a signal to your brain to stop.

My point of this is that if you or I are at fault over something then we ought to stand up and do the right thing but when it is not our fault or when only part of something is not our fault then we need to fight back.

Agriculture and food manufactures are stacking the deck against us and they are creating disease at our expense just so they can make massive amounts of money. I am not opposed to making money but not when integrity is lost. A lot of people believe that their government is protecting them from unsavory corporations but most of the time they are protecting the multinational multibillion dollar corporations and slamming the small companies who do not have enough to compete with government lawyers.

To add insult to injury our medical system that is run by drug corporations keep lying to us. If you ask a doctor what causes cancer you will get a blank look and he or she will say “We don’t know” but the truth is there is a cause for everything but it is not in doctors or drug corporations best economic interest to cure you or prevent.

We see ads on TV for drugs for fibromyalgia and the narrator says “Thought to be caused by over active nerves”. What a line! “I am taking a “Statin drug” for my cholesterol because diet and exercise did not work. This is bull “stuff”. The reason diet and exercise did not work is that they were told not to eat fat (there are healthy fats and unhealthy fats) so they ate carbohydrates instead. Folks, carbohydrates are the direct cause of cholesterol and triglycerides. Doctors, through drug corporations don’t want you to know the truth because you might get well and not need so many expensive drugs.

Obesity and diabetes is another example of a failed system making billions of dollars over your misfortune. If the food was not spiked with excessive salt and high fructose corn syrup (or excessive consumption of fruit with high fructose) we would not be having these problems. Child hood cancer and obesity are running hand in hand and medicine is doing nothing but writing prescriptions for drugs.

Cancer is made to be a big mysterious disease that no one knows how to cure but the truth be known cancer is just a few cells gone wrong (we all have cancers cells in our bodies from day to day or from time to time). The problem is that the cancer cells get into a body that has little quality immune system, flooded with sugar, MSG, and other chemicals and the cancer cells go nuts growing with wild abandon when they should be killed by our bodies. As they grow and are finally discovered by medicine, the big chemicals (chemo), knives (scalpels), and radiation are brought in to kill the cancer cells and most of the good surrounding cells. After a few months when you are about to expire or run out of money you are told there is nothing modern medicine can do for you so prepare to meet your maker.

What is the solution? In my opinion we need integrity in government and corporations.

We need a healthy food system, a healthy agriculture system, an honest media system that tells the truth no matter what their advertisers say. I don’t think this is likely to happen so what should we do to help ourselves and change the system.

Don’t eat anything that is advertised on TV; eat local food even if we have to go “underground” to hide our actions from the government and greedy corporations. Complain and put pressure on corporations like Walmart, Kroger, Monsanto (probably the most evil corporation in the world) that we want to be treated in a healthful way.

The most important thing to do is get cheap out of your mindset when it comes to food. The politicians want cheap food so you will spend the “extra” money left over from food on things like new cars, big screen TV’s, houses that we can’t afford so that our brains are so warped with distractions that we will not realize they are “shafting” us. The is like the old Jerry Reid song “She got all the gold and he got the shaft”

I don’t mean that we should not have nice things but we need to put quality food at the top of the important things in life and stop thinking cheap. When we go to restaurants and grocery stores we are always surrounded with cheap. Save ten cents here and a nickel there but while we are doing it we buy soft drinks, processed “foods” and chemically dead fruits and vegetable from all over the world instead of locally grown healthy food.

It is time to change your little corner of the world. If everyone takes one little step to improvement we can change the world and our health.

Why would anyone think it is cool to be sick and on a bunch of medicine that makes you worse, not better?

Remember that all disease is preventable with a healthy life style no matter what your doctor or the TV says.

To Your Good Health

Dr Bob the Health Builder and Phil N Fine

To ask questions please call 214 615 6505 ext 1748 

PO Box 0914

Whitesboro, TX 76273-0884

www.drbobthehealthbuilder.podomatic.com  www.wealthhealthywise.net       

www.pardonyourhangover.com a special product that can prevent symptoms caused by drinking too much – the hangover helper.

www.eathealthyU.com  my new membership site. Video of my new book “Eat Healthy, Feel Better, Live Longer”

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